The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
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12 h 25 m
13 h 49 m
Buses per day
It's difficult to get from Paris to Bern without transferring at least once.
|Distance||270 miles (435 km)|
|Average bus duration||9 h 5 min|
|Average bus ticket price||$47 (€45)|
|Bus frequency||2 a day|
|Direct bus||Yes, there is 1 direct bus a day|
|Bus companies||BlaBlaCar, Ouibus, Flixbus, Alsa, Eurolines France or Blablabus|
Buses from Paris to Bern cover the 270 miles (435 km) long trip taking on average 9 h 5 min with our travel partners like BlaBlaCar, Ouibus, Flixbus, Alsa, Eurolines France or Blablabus. Normally, there are 2 buses operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $47 (€45), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $31 (€30). Travelers depart most frequently from Paris Gare de Lyon and arrive in Bern.
FlixBus, Alsa and BlaBlaCar Bus buses will get you from Paris to Bern from $31 (€30). With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best bus times and tickets for your trip.
FlixBus is one of the most popular low-cost bus companies in Europe. Founded in Germany, FlixBus has expanded its services throughout Europe and even to the United States, giving travelers in both continents the option to take a long-distance bus at an affordable price. FlixBus also operates overnight buses on select routes throughout Europe. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on bag and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for bringing extra luggage and making specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat. Standard amenities onboard include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long bus journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets.
Paris to Bern bus information with FlixBus:
Alsa is the main bus company in Spain, a subsidiary of the UK bus company National Express. Alsa offers a wide variety of national and international routes and transports more than 300 million passengers every year. Apart from the Standard fare, Alsa provides ticket types like Minimum, Reduced and Flexible fares on select routes for those looking to save money on bus journeys. While most travelers don’t mind traveling on normal buses with basic services like bathrooms, free WiFi, footrests and onboard entertainment, some others may want to check out Alsa’s deluxe buses like the Alsa Supra, Alsa Eurobus and Alsa Premium, which provide more luxurious amenities on specific routes.
BlaBlaCar Bus (formerly known as Ouibus or iDBUS) is a popular French bus company from France operating long-distance services in 10 countries in Europe and connecting over 300 destinations. It is a subsidiary of the French carpooling service, BlaBlaCar. Standard amenities on BlaBlaCar Bus include toilets, air conditioning, USB and power outlets for charging phones, tablets and laptops during long bus journeys, extra legroom and adjustable seats. There is also free Wi-Fi available on select routes. The only ticket type from BlaBlaCar Bus is the Standard ticket, which allows each traveler to bring one carry-on bag and up to two checked bags.
BlaBlaCar Bus from Paris to Bern bus information:
Travel between Paris, France and Bern, Switzerland by bus is: Unrestricted.
International entry status: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of France
Conditions of entry:
When traveling in Switzerland, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:
The information above was last checked on 9/26/22. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your bus from Paris to Bern before traveling.
Return travel from Switzerland to France is: Unrestricted.
Entry into France is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland
Requirements for reentering:
The government of France has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last checked on 10/2/22. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations closer to the travel date of your bus to Paris from Bern.
When departing from Paris, you have various bus station options to start your trip from including Paris, Quai de Bercy (Bercy Seine), Paris, Place du Pantheon (Bibliothèque Sainte-Geneviève) and Paris, Cours-la-Reine. When arriving in Bern, you can end your journey in bus stations like Bern, Bern, Schutzenmatte Hbf and Bern, Park + Ride Neufeld.
Omio customers book a bus from Paris Gare de Lyon to Bern most frequently for this route.
The most popular departure bus station with passengers for this route, called Paris Gare de Lyon, is located 1.9 miles (3.1 km) from the city center of Paris.
The most popular arrival bus station, Bern, is located 0 miles (2 m) away from the city center of Bern.
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